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Coastal Biology Building and Marine Sciences Campus

Firm LocationSan Francisco, United States
CompanyEHDD
Design TeamJohn Christiansen, Jessica Lane, Scott Shell
ClientUniversity of California, Santa Cruz

This new 40,000 sf building is part of the world-class marine and ocean health research, education, and public service facility at UC Santa Cruz’s Wells Fargo Coastal Science Research Center. The Coastal Biology Building houses the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and supports research and teaching on coastal conservation, ecology, habitat restoration, climate change impacts, and policy. The campus is a 97-acre site situated on the central California coast near the center of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.